Massive Storm Threatens 50 Million People as Texas Community Recovers from Devastating Tornado 

Three people, including a child, were killed in Perryton after Tornado strikes 

Over 50 million people in a significant portion of the United States are being impacted by severe weather. This comes after devastating storms hit Texas, Florida, and Mississippi, causing loss of life and extensive damage. In Perryton, Texas, a powerful tornado swept through the town, tragically claiming the lives of three people, including a child.

Around 100 individuals were injured and needed hospital treatment for various injuries. The tornado caused significant destruction to homes, businesses, and infrastructure in Perryton, which is home to approximately 8,000 residents.  

Mississippi also experienced severe weather, resulting in one fatality and damage to over 70 homes. A person was killed in Florida's Escambia County when a tree fell on their house. Flash flooding emergencies occurred in the county, leading to rescues and widespread flooding in some areas.  .

Cities at risk include Little Rock, Arkansas; Jackson, Mississippi; Montgomery, Alabama; and Tallahassee, Florida 

The National Weather Service's preliminary findings indicate that the tornado in Perryton, Texas, was rated an EF3 with peak winds of 140 mph. It covered a distance of more than six miles and lasted for almost 11 minutes. Significant damage was done to emergency services, businesses, and residences by the storm.